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CNN
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
issue this is. brianna keilar at the white house. in a few moments, illinois senator dick durbin will speak to us. one of the so-called gang of eight. one of the key players in drafting the immigration reform in the senate. >> before we talk to him, let's bring in christine romans with the day's top stories. good morning. >> good morning to both of you. a wave of protests despite mohamed morsi's 30-day curfew. they took to the streets in cairo and cities along the suez canal where they attempted to storm a prison. at least 45 people, including civilians and soldiers have been killed in egypt over the past few days in separate clashes. our ben wedeman live in cairo. ben, what are protesters demanding? >> a variety of demands, some are unhappy with the constitution. that was implemented in the beginning of december. some are protesting against 21 people sentenced to death for their alleged involvement in soccer riots a year ago. and many people are simply unhappy with the rule of mohamed morsi, who, of course, is backed by the muslim brotherhood. clashes have resumed in central cairo. r
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
not? >> we can't use blanket standard of measures. >> why not? >> because this is the dick durbin argument from earlier today. this is what we heard from dick durbin earlier, when he was questioning secretary of state clinton. >> what's the difference? >> weapons of mass destruction and all that. >> what's the difference? >> the bottom line is there were mistakes made. >> dana, hang on. >> there are questions that need to be asked. >> you're not suggesting this as serious as, for example, going to war over a completely false pretext of weapons of mass destruction that turned out not to exist. i mean -- >> oh, goodness, piers, are we going to relitigate this right now? really? >> well, is it? >> really? how do you explain how millions of citizens in iraq and millions of kurds in fact were gassed if that was not a weapon of mass destruction? we can relitigate this six ways to sunday. but the bottom line -- >> we're not relitigating it. it turned out that american and british -- >> we don't know who manipulated these talking points. >> american and british forces went to war on false pretext
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 12:00am PST
measures. this is the dick durbin argument from earlier today when he was questioning secretary of state clinton. >> what's the difference? >> the bottom line is, there are questions that need to be asked. they weren't asked. >> you're not suggesting this as serious as going to war over a completely false pretext of weapons of mass destruction that turned out not to exist. >> goodness, are we going to relitigate this right now? really? how do you explain how millions of citizens in iraq and millions of kurds were gassed if that wasn't a weapons of mass destruction? we can relitigate this six ways to sunday. >> it turned out that american and british forces went to war on false pretext from both their governments. >> are we going to talk about the bush years or what happened in benghazi? do you not think that it's legitimate to ask who manipulated these talking points? >> i think there are many legitimate questions. i simply think there has to be -- >> let's talk about those. >> it has to be proportionate and republicans have to remember they themselves made some catastrophic errors when
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
leadership. i would like to thank the democratic leader dick durbin. there has not been anyone in america who has fought harder for the so-called dreamers that -- than dick durbin has. and he will continue to be -- have the gratitude of many americans. my friend senator rubio who obviously is a new but incredibly important voice in this whole issue of immigration reform, senator menendez also played a key role and, of course, senator graham, who is uncharacteristically absent from this gathering. as senator schumer mentioned, it is the first step in what will continue to be difficult, but achievable. and i don't think i have to remind anyone the last major attempt was over six years ago. now we will again attempt to commit the remaining resources needed to secure the border, modernize and streamline our current immigration system, and create a tough but fair path to citizenship for those here illegally. and i would like to testify again, security situation, along the southwest border, is not perfect. there remains several areas, particularly in arizona, where people's homes are be
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
. senator dick durbin from illinois, the leadership on the democratic side. senator schumer who helped me in 1993 by headlining or i should say by leading in the house of representatives which was successful. senators richard blumenthal and chris murphy, distinguished senators from connecticut who know firsthand about assault weapons. you will also hear from congresswoman carolyn mccarthy from new york who knows firsthand the devastation of gun violence as well as congressman ed pearlmutter of colorado who represents aurora and congresswoman elizabeth esty who represents newtown. you will also here from mayor michael nutter, the distinguished mayor of philadelphia who leads the united states conference of lay y mayors. you will hear from commissioner ramsey, the police chiefs association who will speak about the display of weapons you see to my left. finally, we will hear from victims of recent mass shootings. i would also like to recognize other supporters who are here today. on the risers behind me, we have police officers from several department and i so thank you for joining us tod
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
everything going on today. illinois senator dick durbin. marsha blackburn and bob menendez, all weighing in on major proposals happening right now. >>> plus, is your college education paying off? why you may be overqualified for your job. something no one has ever said to me, actually. >>> one of my favorites, director and screen writer behind "silver linings playbook" will be here. >> have you seen it? >> i haven't. looking forward to it. >> oh, that and "argo," my favorites. >> thank you, john. >>> the threat of powerful thunderstorms maybe tornadoes, jennifer delgado, tracking the extreme weather threat for us. so much to report, give me the lowdown. >> that's right. seeing severe storms popping up through parts of eastern texas and into central and western parts of oklahoma. we have a tornado watch in effect until noon central time. now, we're talking about some of the storms becoming very strong and some isolated tornadoes popping up. you have to see for yourself, a lot more lightning starting to pop up and down toward the south, up through parts of texas to the west of wic
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
, and a forceful lineup, charles schumer, dick durbin, mrobert h nen des, michael bennett, and on the republican side, john mccain, lindsey graham, marco rubio, and jeff flake. this would offer an immigration plan for millions here illegally, it would also have an employment verification. and cracking down on companies that hired unauthorized workers. the president, as you know, carol, will also be taking up this issue this week. he'll be heading to las vegas tomorrow. he met monday with the congressional hispanic caucus to sort of talk and preview this plan that he's already put out, but he'll be highlighting tomorrow. >> brianna keilar reporting live from the white house this morning. >>> also today, about two hours from now, president obama plans to meet with police chiefs and sheriffs from around the nation to talk about reducing gun violence. the police chiefs of newtown, connecticut, and aurora, colorado, saw their share of gun violence last year also expected to attend. even as the president convenes this meeting, a law enforcement backlash continues. a wisconsin sheriff is now
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
, charles schumer, dick durbin, and republicans include john mccain and marco rubio. it includes pathway to citizenship provided the borders are secured. reforming the current system to attract the best and brightest. an employment verification system. improving the process for admitting workers in the future. all four of those things could be a huge stumbling block. it comes one day before the president himself announces his own immigration proposal. spoke earlier with congressman luis gutierrez, a democrat from illinois. and congressman mario diaz-balart, a republican from the state of florida. here's what he said. congressman, gutierrez, i'm going to begin with you if i can. you met with the president on friday. did he know this was coming? of that list that we've talked about, points that are likely in this proposal, what do you think is the biggest sticking point? >> well, look, he did know, and the important thing of friday's meeting, quite honestly, is that the president said he's going to make this his top priority, his number one priority. just so we have it clear, english is my
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